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Girls and young women wait their turns to wrestle at the Festival of the King of Oussouye, where they can compete in traditional wrestling alongside the men. Ricci Shryock for BuzzFeed News

Meet The Badass Women Wrestlers Of Senegal

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A woman fleeing the fighting between the Islamic State and Iraqi Security Forces in Intisar neighbourhood in eastern Mosul on November 7, 2016. © 2016 Reuters

Sunni Women Tell of ISIS Detention, Torture

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Photos (L-R):UN Women/Stephanie Raison, UNDP/Tiago Zenero, UN Women/Ellie van Baaren, UN Albania/Olsi Beci, UN Women/Niels den Hollander

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A Post-Election Message Of Thanksgiving From Republican Women For Hillary

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Polish women protest the proposed abortion restrictions in Warsaw. Kacper Pempel/Reuters

How Hungary And Poland Have Silenced Women And Stifled Human Rights

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Couples wait to participate in a staged mass wedding, part of a matchmaking event to inspire singles to get married, Shanghai 2013. Carlos Barria/Reuters

China’s Marriage Rate Is Plummeting – And It’s Because Of Gender Inequality

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A photo taken in May shows Syrian refugees waiting to cross the border into Jordan. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images

Syrian Girls Are Being Pushed Into Child Marriage In Lebanese Refugee Camps

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A woman in Jeremie, one of the most affected areas by Hurricane Matthew in the Grande Anse Department, Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

UN Women Provides Immediate Support To Women In Grande Anse After Hurricane Matthew

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Farmers in Rwanda use the mobile platform to connect to the agricultural supply chain via text messages. Photo: UN Women

Empowering Women Farmers Of Rwanda Through Mobile Technology

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Mama Neema stands at the entrance of her traditional boma (homestead) where she built three houses for her family in Kimokouwa village in Arusha, Tanzania. Photo: UN Women/Deepika Nath

Maasai Women Of Tanzania Take Charge Of Their Own Lives And Livelihood

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